TOM HEWSON, from Kent, a graduate of New College, Oxford and Trinity Laban, has won the fourth Nottingham International Jazz Piano Competitition. Hewson has already won another prize this year: he was awarded a Help Musicians Emerging Excellence Award in March. Camjazz are due to release an album by Treehouse next year. (WEBSITE).
The three others who went forward to the Nottingham Grand Final were:
Antonio Truylos, 24, Greensboro NC, USA – WEBSITE
Jakub (also known as Kuba) Płużek, 26, Krakow, Poland – MORE
Krisztian Olah (Oláh Krisztián), 18 , Budapest. Hungary – FACEBOOK PAGE
LINKS: Full list of Nottingham 2014 semi-finalists/ judges/ past winners
Tom Hewson previews his March 2014 calendar
2012 Q & A with the Forge
Tom Hewson on Youtube in a trio with Alam Nathoo and Pete Ibbetson
A worthy winner. Well done Tom!
Fantastic news!!! So thrilled for Tom.
I was there. A great event and a worthy winner.